Bryan Donkin

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Bryan Donkin

English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855)


Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
He then developed computerised business systems at Samuel Osborn (special steels) and Bryan Donkin Co (engineering) before returning to Staveley Chemicals.
Sir Bryan Donkin John Apicella Elizabeth Cobb Shannon Holt Havelock Henry Ellis Liam Christopher O'Brien Olive Schreiner Kirsten Potter Maria Sharpe/Alice Jennifer Rau Professor Karl Pearson Erik Sorenson Jessica Goldberg, who earned New York plaudits in 2001 for her play "Good Thing," takes another giant step forward with "Sex Parasite," a witty, well-crafted and sharply observed study about the sexual and social subjugation of women.
The English connection is Bryan Donkin, an apprentice of John Hall, an engineer in Dartford, whose company J.
20 1812 - Bryan Donkin preserves food in tins for Navy.